the quality of being clement; disposition to show forbearance, compassion, or forgiveness in judging or punishing; leniency; mercy.
an act or deed showing mercy or leniency.
(of the weather) mildness or temperateness.
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noun (pl) -cies
mercy or leniency
mildness, esp of the weather
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mild or merciful in disposition or character; lenient; compassionate: A clement judge reduced his sentence. (of the weather) mild or temperate; pleasant. a male given name. Saint (Clement of Rome) a.d. c30–c100, first of the Apostolic Fathers: pope 88?–97? (Suidger) died 1047, pope 1046–47. (Paolo Scolari) died 1191, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1187–91. (Guy Foulques) died […]
Botany. the layer or one of the layers of cells in the capsule of a moss surrounding the spores. Mycology. (in certain lichens) a layer of cells that surrounds the fungal apothecium. noun (pl) -cia (-sɪə) the outer layer of cells of the sporophyte of mosses and liverworts that develops into the outer parts of […]